Events Archive

The Arapahoe Community College Library and Learning Commons will host a used book sale on the following dates:

Used Book SaleMonday, Aug. 17: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 18: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 19: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 21: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 24: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 25: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 26: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Hardback books will be $2.00, paperback books will be $1.00, and other special pricing will be as indicated on an item-by-item basis.

Please note that the sale will close from Noon - 1:00 p.m. on each of these days.  For more information, please contact or 303.797.5090.

The Arapahoe Community College Castle Rock Campus will host an open house on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Castle Rock Open HouseThis event is open to any current, new or prospective student.  Gather information about, or speak with representatives from, the following areas:

* Financial Aid
* Career Services
* Disability Services
* Student Recruitment and Outreach
* Registration, Admissions and Records
* Library Services
* Student Activities

Refreshments will be served.  For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Castle Rock Campus at or 303.660.3160.


This year’s Western Welcome Week celebration will run from Aug. 7-16.  The theme for 2015 is Birthday Bash!

Festivities will include the Family Pancake Breakfast at ACC on Sunday morning, Aug. 9, from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage, as well as orange juice, milk, chocolate milk and coffee, for $5 per person (children age 4 and under are free).

ACC will also host the Kids Games of Old and the Stick Horse Stampede on the morning of Aug. 9.
2015 Western Welcome Week celebration
If you are interested in volunteering at the Pancake Breakfast, please contact ACC Communications Coordinator Jeff Duggan at or 303.797.5709.

Western Welcome Week, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity, dedicated to carrying on the tradition of greater Littleton — yesterday, today and tomorrow — with the annual Western Welcome Week celebration.  With over 40 family-friendly events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Downtown Littleton Art DistrictJoin us at the ACC Art and Design Center on Friday, Aug. 7, for the First Friday Art Walk from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The newly-formed Downtown Littleton Art District is a collaborative effort between the City of Littleton, the Arapahoe Community College Art and Design Center, and the numerous galleries in the downtown Littleton area.

Enjoy fine arts and crafts while you stroll and shop at participating galleries.

NOTE: this event reached full capacity on Tuesday, Aug. 4

Undecided about your major or career path?  Join the Career and Transfer Center for the Career Explorer Workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Advising Conference Room (M3670).

  • Explore career options
  • Research career information
  • Create an action plan
  • Career assessments include:
    • Strong Interest Inventory
    • Myers Briggs Type Indicator

Registration and pre-assessment is required.  Fee is $15 for students and $45 for ACC alumni.  Register through ACC Career Connect or the Career & Transfer Center.

For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Career and Transfer Center at or 303.797.5805.

Celebrate the end of the summer semester at ACC's Bon Voyage BBQ on Wednesday, July 29, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on the West Patio.

Enjoy FREE food, sun and fun!

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820) at or 303.797.5668.

ACC is sponsoring a trip to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg on Friday, July 24.

Transportation and lunch will be provided.  Please meet at ACC at 8:30 a.m.  Cost is $5 per person and space is limited.  Please sign up in advance at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820).

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Affairs at or 303.797.5668.

Arapahoe Community College will offer an opportunity for anyone to begin the process of enrolling in Fall 2015 classes with the Start Now! event on Saturday, July 18, from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Littleton and Castle Rock Campuses.

Start Now! will provide all prospective and currently-applied, but not enrolled, students with the opportunity to complete student orientation and testing while receiving assistance with advising, financial aid and registration during this one-day session.

For more information, or to apply for admission, please contact the ACC Admissions and Records Office ( / 303.797.5621) or visit our Start Now! page.

Star PartyThe Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host a "star party" on Friday, July 17, from 9:30 - 11:30 p.m. at the Littleton Campus (West Lawn; between the Main Building and Lot G).

Star parties are held in an open house format, and attendees are welcome to arrive at their convenience.  ACC will provide a telescope at the star parties, which are free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary; please dress appropriately for these outdoor events).  Complimentary cookies and fruit punch will be served.


Join ACC Astronomy Professor Jennifer Jones for your chance to observe the night sky and explore the vastness of the universe.  For more information, please contact or 303.797.5839.

The Kaleidoscope Juried Exhibition opening reception will be held today from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  The exhibit runs through Aug. 14.  Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.

The juror for this exhibit will be ACC Art Instructor Gigi Lambert.  Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public.

The Colorado Gallery of the Arts is located on the first floor of the ACC Annex building at 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton.  For more information, please contact Trish Sangelo at